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Researchers and engineers are hoping to open up access to the seafloor with a manned submersible named Cyclops that could dive nearly two miles below the ocean's surface, deeper than most existing subs.
Researchers and engineers are hoping to open up access to the seafloor with a manned submersible named Cyclops that could dive nearly two miles below the ocean's surface, deeper than most existing subs.
about 4 hours ago
The federal government is still enrolling some critically ill people in clinical trials, but the pace has slowed dramatically and many sick people will have to wait for treatment.
The federal government is still enrolling some critically ill people in clinical trials, but the pace has slowed dramatically and many sick people will have to wait for treatment.
about 4 hours ago
A structured exercise program may be as good or better than frequently prescribed drugs for some common cardiovascular ailments, a new study suggests.
A structured exercise program may be as good or better than frequently prescribed drugs for some common cardiovascular ailments, a new study suggests.
about 5 hours ago
If your cats resist cuddling, it may be for good reason. New research suggests petting might stress some felines out. What's more, cats living a multi-cat home may be better equipped to deal with the strains of domestic life than their s...
If your cats resist cuddling, it may be for good reason. New research suggests petting might stress some felines out. What's more, cats living a multi-cat home may be better equipped to deal with the strains of domestic life than their solitary peers.
about 5 hours ago
A group at the University of Exeter used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology on the brains of 13 volunteers, all faculty members and graduate students in English at the school, to see how they respond to poetry and pr...
A group at the University of Exeter used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology on the brains of 13 volunteers, all faculty members and graduate students in English at the school, to see how they respond to poetry and prose - and then declared that "scientists prove" poetry is like music to the mind. The upcoming results in the Journal of Consciousness Studies found a "reading network" of brain areas was activated in response to any written material and also that more emotionally charged writing aroused several of the regions in the brain which respond to music. read more
about 5 hours ago
An enormous burial mound that captures the rays of the rising equinox sun has regained its splendour after a nine-year restoration
An enormous burial mound that captures the rays of the rising equinox sun has regained its splendour after a nine-year restoration
about 5 hours ago
In the next 10 years, the tropics will undergo "unprecedented" climate change effects, long before the Arctic sees big shifts, according to an analysis of global warming trends published today.
In the next 10 years, the tropics will undergo "unprecedented" climate change effects, long before the Arctic sees big shifts, according to an analysis of global warming trends published today.
about 6 hours ago
As human life expectancy increases, so does the percentage of invasive and endangered birds and mammals, according to a new study.
As human life expectancy increases, so does the percentage of invasive and endangered birds and mammals, according to a new study.
about 6 hours ago
This list of cities shows when local temperatures will exceed historical extremes recorded in the past 150 years.
This list of cities shows when local temperatures will exceed historical extremes recorded in the past 150 years.
about 6 hours ago
Video games are getting closer to their "Citizen Kane moment" as they give interactions between players greater social consequences
Video games are getting closer to their "Citizen Kane moment" as they give interactions between players greater social consequences
about 6 hours ago